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  CLIMBING CHOPICALLQUI (6,354) 05 DAYS

Maximum altitude: 6354 m. (Chopicalqui summit).
Difficulty: Difficult.
Duration:  05days / 04 nights.
Best  Season: May – September.
Location: Cordillera Blanca.
Average temperature: Between 13° C – 23° C during the day/ at night -05°C to – 02°C on the top – 10°C.
Route: Southeast ridge
Elevation Gain: 1350m from Camp 1, 2050m from the main trail

Already from the Camp 1 the view is something breathe taking as the mountain shares the col with Huascaran. Also quite easy to climb, the route is straight forward; there is one 80-90m wall of 55-65 degrees before the summit.

ITINERARY:

DAY 01: HUARAZ – LLANGANUCO – CHOPICALQUI BASE CAMP 4200 m.
After the breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the private bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz, after driving for 2 hours approx. we will register in the National Parks Control, passing the Llanganuco lakes Chinancocha and Orconcocha, till curva de chopicallqui where we will have Lunch, then in the early afternoon we will start walking for 02 hours uphill to the Ancush Valley between Huascaran and Chopicalqui, we will arrive to the Base Camp around 3:00 pm.

DAY 02: BASE CAMP – MORAINE CAMP 4700M
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will hike up to the Moraine Camp for about 4 hours, during this hike we will enjoy the splendid view in the north site like Pisco, Huandoys and Chacraraju peaks, lunch along the way, after arrive to the camp in the afternoon we will check our climbing equipment for the next day, and early dinner and overnight Camping at (4700m).

DAY 03: MORAINE CAMP – CAMP 1 OF CHOPICALQUI 5500M
After the breakfast we will climb up for about 40 minutes over the rocky paths to get the glacier, where we will put our climbing gears to start climbing for about 3 hours to the Camp 1, where we will enjoy the splendid views of nice peaks like Chacraraju, Huandoys, etc. overnight over the glacier at (5500m).

DAY 04: CAMP 1 – CLIMB UP CHOPICALQUI – MORAINE CAMP 4700M
This day is the most important and a little hard to climb, we will leave at 1:00 am in the morning after a light breakfast, climbing for about 5 to 06 hours to the summit (6,354m), in the way we will find steep pieces where to climb cooparating with your leader guide so after enjoying the views of Huascaran, huandoys, Contrahierba, Pisco, Chacraraju mountain inmediatly we will strat descending by same route rappelling and walking to the Camp 01, where the cook will be waiting with hot drinking and something to eat, then we will pack our staff and continue climbing down to Moraine Camp for about 2 more hours arriving around 4:00pm, Overnight Camping at (4700m).

DAY 05: MORAINE CAMP – BASE CAMP – HUARAZ

After the last breakfast in the Moraine Camp of Chopicalqui, we will descend to the Base Camp for about 1 hour half, continue walking down to the highway called Curva de Chopicalqui, where our transfer will be waiting for us, from here to Yungay will take 2 hours, along this travel we will pass the Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the of Huascaran National Park Control, where we will registering whit our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue traveling along the Callejon de Huaylas to Huaraz for about 1 hour more. Arriving to Huaraz around 17:00hours approximately. Transfer to the Hotelthen meeting for Dinner at home at the evening.

SERVICE INCLUDE

  • 5 meals per day ( breakfast, snack, lunch, tea time, dinner)
  • Breakfast: omelet, pancake, fruit salad, serial, scrambled eggs coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, butter, jam, cheese
  • Snack: fresh fruit, chocolates, crackers, cookies, sweets drinks.
  • Lunch: salads, soups, rice, chicken, coca tea.
  • Tea time: different hot drinking’s, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, crackers, popcorn, pizza, and tequeños.
  • Dinner: different kind of soups, salads, main courses, pasta, chicken, trout, beef, vegetarian food, dessert, hot red wine.
  • Sleeping tent  superior (salewa 03 person en only for 02 person)
  • Special mat. (size 2.00 c.m X 60 c.m X 0.7 c.m)
  • Kitchen tent (Base Camp)
  • Dining ten (Base Camp)
  • Toilet tent(Base Camp)
  • Certificated Mountain  guide ( English spoken)
  • Certificated cook
  • Group Climbing gear (Crampons, Harness, ice axe, rope, Helmet etc).
  • Donkeys
  • Kitchen and dining full utensils. Chair, table, stove, gas, plates, caps, forks (Base Camp)
  • first aid kit
  • private transport
  • Porters
  • Hot water to clean up your hands and face.
  • Boiled water to fill your bottle every day.
  • Include last day typical dinner and drink

DON’T INCLUDE:

  • Entrance fee to the Huascarán National Park, US$25.00 per person
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Horse (in case of emergency, for trekking parts)
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Don’t include first breakfast.
  • Personal Spending
  • Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, heat lamp, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
  • Tips

WE RECOMEND TO BRING

    • Hiking boots/climbing Boots
    • trekking socks (synthetic fibers)
    • Sun hat
    • Hat for cold weather (fleece)
    • microfiber shirts and thermal
    • Fleece
    • Trekking pants
    • Sunglasses
    • Day Backpack or advance 40 liters
    • waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex or other)
    • Waterproof Pant (Gore-Tex or other)
    • Waterproof Layer
    • bottle
    • Headlamp (with extra batteries and bulbs)
    • Sunscreen (lips and skin)
    • Personal First Aid Kit
    • Photographic Material
    • wash bag and towel
    • Sandals
  • Hiking poles

 


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What to bring:
Get prepared for heat, sun, rain and cold. Good waterproof shoes for high altitudes, sleeping bag, light daypack, toilet paper, headlamp, personal things. Missing something?
 
COST IN USD DOLLARS PER PERSON
01 Participant $ 1499.99 USD
2 to 3 Participants $ 999.99 USD
4 to 8 Participants $ 799,99 USD

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July 20 to 24th 03 spaces

 

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